Landmark High School in Spanish Fork, would like to thank all the members of the community who have dropped of their used cell phones for recycling. We would especially like to thank Macey’s Food and Drug Store in Spanish Fork, who allowed the student council of Landmark High School to hand out flyers and collect cell phones. With the effort of the students donating old cell phones, and the community, Landmark has been able to collect 57 cell phones as of Friday morning April 23, 2010. The students are striving to collect over 100.
Landmark High School in Spanish Fork kicked off the month of April preparing for Earth Day on April 22, 2010 by announcing a cell phone recycling program, as well as a paper recycling program.
“It was never an accident,” stated Chad Hymas to the students at Landmark High School in Spanish Fork, on Wednesday, March 3. “I made a bad choice and now I am living with the choice that I made,” Chad continued. Chad Hymas made a poor decision nine years ago that left him paralyzed from the breast bone down. Now Chad is traveling the world and sharing his experiences with students and encouraging them to make the right choices in life.
Landmark High School, in Spanish Fork, received a donation of several hundred dollars of rocks, fossils, meteorites and other items to the school’s science department. The items were donated by Ted Davies and Seth Sorensen. Mr. Patrick Hogle, science teacher at LHS received the donation from Mr. Davies on Wednesday March 24, 2010.
On Friday the 22nd of January, Landmark High School (LHS) in Spanish Fork, held an assembly about inspiration. There were going to be two speakers; Chad Hymas and Christian Moore. Unfortunately, Chad Hymas couldn't make it, do to a traffic accident. Thankfully he wasn't injured. Chad had been a farmer who had a bail of hay roll on top of him, paralyzing him from the waist down and, leaving him bound in a wheelchair for the rest of his life. Chad now travels around world speaking about overcoming challenges and accepting people, as they are, using himself as an example.
Landmark High School kicks off their annual “Red Ribbon Week,” by holding a relay race, to prove that you can have fun without using drugs. Students were divided into teams by their advisory class, and they selected five students to participate in the relay race. Team members had to do the crab crawl for half the gym and then another two members of the team had to go the rest of the way by doing the wheel barrel. The fourth student then had to skip through a set of cones, to meet up with their fifth and final team mate who had to eat a donut hanging
Landmark High School held their annual food drive during the months of October and November. Students collected food for the local food bank in Provo, Utah. Items donated included everything from cans of food, to roman noodle cup of soup, to spices and peanut butter. The students wanted to help in any way possible, even the smallest things, can make a big difference. “I believe this was very good for our school.
Chris Crowe an Author and Professor from Brigham Young University took time to speak to the Cornerstone Senior class at Landmark High School on November 16, 2009. His presentation was on a novel he wrote titled “Mississippi Trial 1955,” A book about a 14 year old Negro boy that was kidnapped and brutally murdered in Mississippi in 1955.
On Wednesday November 11th, Spanish Fork’s Landmark High School, in remembrance of Veterans Day, held a special ceremony to honor those who courageously fought before us. Scott Carson, Assistant Principal, and retired Army Major, conducted the ceremony. Mr. Carson had presented a slideshow, sang a few songs which he had written, and honored several special guests who were invited to attend.
Students of Landmark High School in Spanish Fork took time from their busy day to help plant trees around the school to help beautify the school and the community. The students felt that this project of planting trees with help provide shade for the students to enjoy as the years go by.